Product Development Manager in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Product Development Manager in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$95,201 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

AU$63,265 - AU$136,392
AU$63K
AU$91K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$91,106
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Salary AU$63,265 - AU$136,392
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$19,933
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AU$61,748 - AU$141,020
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

Job Description for Product Development Manager

Product development managers are in charge of the analysis and application of products to the general consumer market. Product development managers typically are host to an assortment of creative work-flows, thought processes and application systems. They are also expected to be capable of market analysis at high levels and to demonstrate mastery of critical thought processes. Product development managers must identify the need for a product on the current or near future market and also identify an outline in which the product can be created and delivered to the general populace; however, the specifics of these systems is not their concern. Product development managers are expected to be very flexible in their availability and willing to devote long hours of deliberation toward meeting the needs presented by consumers with the products in development. Product development managers are also expected to have adequate interpersonal skills as they will be working with other employees in virtually all situations. They are expected to have an understanding of current and past marketing trends as well as the economic insight to reasonably predict new ones. Product managers are also expected to have a very intimate understanding of promotional processes and advertising as well as their effect on the general public. Product managers are expected to also understand public relations and their relationship to forthcoming products as well as the current areas of interest in the rising market (e.g. environmentally friendly products). Product managers must have proficiency in Microsoft Office and understanding of information facilitation via these channels. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Product Development Manager Tasks

  • Collaborate with sales and marketing to develop new business.
  • Assist in scale up to commercialization.
  • Manage the product development project pipeline and assignment and prioritization of resources.

Product Development Manager Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Product Development Manager

Pay by Experience for a Product Development Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Product Development Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Product Development Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$91,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Product Development Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$101,000 based on 30 salaries. A Product Development Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$125,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Product Development Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Product Development Manager Salaries

▲37%

▲10%

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National Average
AU$91,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Product Development Manager Salaries





National Average
AU$91,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 90%